Avocados have gained tremendous popularity as health super foods in the recent times. The savoury fruit has come to be used in numerous dishes, not just because it has an extremely rich nutrient profile, but also because it’s incredibly versatile as an ingredient and can be added to almost anything from salads to sandwiches to smoothies and even desserts like cakes and muffins. This is exactly what makes this fruit a favourite of health freaks. It gives health conscious the best of both worlds.Also Read - Nuts, Seeds and Plant Oils Protect from Heart and Other Diseases, Says a Study

Avocados are rich in anti oxidants and heart-healthy fats. They help fight cholesterol in blood and are also rich in Vitamins E, C, K and B6 as well as potassium and copper. They also have a good amount of fiber, thereby making a person feel full and preventing the need for them to snack more often. Avocados find the best use in smoothies and health drinks, and even in lattes. Their creamy texture is perfect for smoothies and can be added to anything from banana to berry smoothies. ALSO READ: Best Avocado Hacks: Top 5 quick ways to include avocados in breakfast foods and snacks Also Read - Binge on These Healthy Alternatives This Festive Season

This easy-to-make Avocado Coffee Smoothie is about to become your favourite drink, whether you’re watching your weight or not. It combines the health benefits and nutrition of avocados and milk and the flavour of coffee. Bonus? It’s extremely easy to make and takes literally minutes to prepare. This no-frills avocado smoothie is your perfect morning drink that gives you your required caffeine fix while also filling you up. ALSO READ: 4 ingenious and healthy ways of eating apples while dieting Also Read - Should Leftover Food be Stored in Fridge? Here's What Ayurveda Says

Avocado Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Prep time: 5 mins
Serves: 2 large glasses

Ingredients:
Ripe Avacado : 1.5 to 2 avacado (depending on size)
Strong Brewed coffee: 1 cup (240 ml)
Condensed milk: 1/2 cup
Ice cubes: 2 cups
Vanilla essence: 1 tsp
Milk / Coconut milk / Almond milk: 1/2 cup

Method:
Scoop the avacado flesh. Add avacado to a blender along with all other ingredients and blend till smooth.  ALSO READ: Tricks to Eat Healthy in 2017: Top 5 easy and practical ways to eat healthier in new year

Recipe Courtesy: Tapaswini Purnesh, Director Marketing & Promotions, Classic Coffees

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